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Reading Between the Lines and Against the Grain: English Language Arts and Social Reproduction in AlbertaDownload
Alberta's 2003 High School English Language Arts curriculum produces differential literacies because it grants some students access to high-status cultural knowledge and some students access to merely functional skills. This differential work reflects an important process in sorting, selecting,...
Interstitial Encounters With Curriculum: Attending to the Relationship between Teachers’ Subjectivities and the Language of Social StudiesDownload
This dissertation offers an account of a participatory action research study exploring the efforts of four male social studies teacher participants, and a researcher in social studies curriculum, to attend to their identifications, backgrounds, experiences, perspective, and commitments, and how...
Using Roberts’ seven science curriculum emphases as a framework, an investigation into Alberta’s physics program-of-study revealed pre-service, novice, and experienced teachers tended to focus on the emphasis Structure of Science. Other aspects of the program-of-study that was a high priority for...
Physical education (PE) spaces can marginalize students, particularly low-skilled or female students, and reinforce gender stereotypes. While there has been a recent movement toward teaching games for understanding (TGFU) and physical literacy development in PE, there are still many physical...
This research aimed to investigate Alberta science teachers’ beliefs about ‘what counts most as science education’. By implicating teachers’ beliefs in discussions about the science curriculum-as-planned by program developers and the science curriculum-as- lived in the classroom, factors...
My research seeks to understand the experience of students who were labeled with learning disabilities and/or behavioural issues and subsequently transferred to an arts-based school. Specifically, I focused on students’ sense of belonging and self-efficacy, their willingness to take academic...
It is clear to many researchers that physical education needs significant reform (Bain, 1995; Devis-Devis & Sparkes, 1999; Fernandez-Balboa, 1997; Kirk, 2010; Lawson, 2009; Tinning, 2010). While these calls for curriculum change are warranted, how we problematize the issue of curriculum needs...
Curriculum and the foreign language student: interpretive approaches to understanding the postsecondary study of German in CanadaDownload
In this dissertation, I use a hermeneutic framework drawing on critical and postcolonial theory and interpretive inquiry (narrative analysis) to explore the postsecondary curriculum for German as a foreign language and culture (GFL) in Canada, its history, and its current manifestation, in...
Our research is based on the premise that the starting place for effective communication begins with understanding parent perceptions of mathematics teaching and learning today. In this study, we asked, What are parents’ experiences with and perceptions of curriculum change? What is the...